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Anti-Rhino Poaching Dog from South Africa Honored as Hero

K9 Killer as he’s called by his handlers, is a very special service dog.  His job is to hunt down rhino poachers in South Africa, which is something plaguing that country and depleting the numbers of wild rhinos beyond oblivion.  Thanks to this specially trained dog, more than 115 poachers have been arrested, and he’s being honored as a hero. He works with an anti-poaching … Continue reading Anti-Rhino Poaching Dog from South Africa Honored as Hero

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‘Not the only one’: Little girl who lost arm adopts kitten with missing limb

Since their daughter Scarlette, 2, lost an arm to cancer as an infant, Simone and Matt Tipton have wanted to get her a pet with similar physical challenges. When the Trabuco Canyon, California couple heard about a kitten that lost its front leg, they knew they had found the next member of their family. “They think she was inside the wheel of a car when … Continue reading ‘Not the only one’: Little girl who lost arm adopts kitten with missing limb

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Firefighters use all their strength to rescue 700-pound horse trapped in pool

A horse mysteriously ended up in his owner’s backyard pool in Upshur County, Texas, Wednesday. Courtesy of Ewell Fire Department Firefighters worked to rescue a horse from pool. After a neighbor caught wind of what was going on next door, she called the Ewell Fire Department notifying them that the horse might be drowning. “When we got to the scene, the owner was nowhere to … Continue reading Firefighters use all their strength to rescue 700-pound horse trapped in pool

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Shocking pictures show dogwalker submerged in sinking clay before dramatic rescue by coastguard

The primary school teacher returned to work this morning after her terrifying ordeal on the cliffs at Trimingham, near Mundesley, north Norfolk A terrified woman rescued from a tomb of thick clay with her pet dog admitted she feared she’d die as shocking pictures show her almost totally submerged in mud. Lorrayne Starr, 49, spoke of her joy to be alive as stunning photos taken … Continue reading Shocking pictures show dogwalker submerged in sinking clay before dramatic rescue by coastguard

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Dogs ate everything from riding crops and knitting needles to someone else’s underwear in 2015

A nationwide survey of vets revealed that pets will often eat the most unusual items which later have to be removed via surgery Belly aching: But what could he have eaten that disagrees with him so much? A riding crop and a nine-inch knitting needle were among the most unusual items uncovered during surgery on dogs. One vet even found undies that did not belong … Continue reading Dogs ate everything from riding crops and knitting needles to someone else’s underwear in 2015

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Gunnison, adorable kitten with cancer, gets outpouring of support after diagnosis

A kitten diagnosed with cancer just two days before Christmas is getting a lot of love this season. Supporters donated more than $5,000 to ensure that little Gunnison gets the treatment he needs to survive, thanks to a fund set up by Kitty Bungalow Charm School for Wayward Cats, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit that helps feral cats. Gunnison was diagnosed with bone cancer, but supporters … Continue reading Gunnison, adorable kitten with cancer, gets outpouring of support after diagnosis